Charge Conference

posted Sep 30, 2019, 11:49 AM by Bowmansville UMC

Charge Conference with the District Superintendent is scheduled for Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the church.  SPPRC will meet with the DS at 9:00 and everyone is welcome at 9:30 a.m.  All church member are invited and encouraged to attend.  

Services for Pastor Jim

posted Jul 7, 2019, 12:58 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Jul 7, 2019, 1:20 PM ]

Visitation on Saturday, July 13, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Middleport United Methodist Church, 
9 Park Ave. Middleport NY 14105, where his Memorial Service will follow at 11 a.m

Batavia Muckdogs Baseball and Picnic

posted Jul 3, 2019, 9:15 AM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Jul 7, 2019, 4:43 PM ]

Bowmansville/Asbury UMC and Kairos Prison Ministry of WNY

There’s no better way to experience America’s Friendliest Little Ballpark with family, friends and colleagues than with a picnic at Dwyer Stadium Baseball Park in Batavia NY on July 20, 2019

A delicious all-you-can-eat buffet & Muckdogs Single A Pro-Baseball!

Buffet service begins at 6:30 pm when the Dwyer Stadium gates open and lasts for 90 minutes. Game starts at 7:05 p.m.

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet - $24.00 per person (includes game ticket):  Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Italian Sausage, potato salad and broccoli salad, fresh fruit, assorted chips, iced tea, lemonade and fresh berry shortcakes.


Contact Pastor Jim Brown 716-807-5051 OR Pastor Cheryl Brown 716-228-0232

Beer and Soda and other snacks may be purchased separately.

7/7/19:  This event may be cancelled.  Await further information.

Reminder - Church Conference

posted Jun 19, 2019, 4:43 AM by Bowmansville UMC

A Church Conference is scheduled for Thursday, June 20 at BUMC at 6:30 p.m. to discuss and vote on the church officially demolishing the parsonage.  The parsonage was extremely damaged this winter when a water pipe broke in the ceiling over the kitchen area.  Additionally, the parsonage cannot meet the current guidelines required per the UMC Book of Discipline.  Elder Rev. John Loeser will be officiating.  

Clothing Donations

posted Apr 18, 2019, 2:50 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Pastor Jim is requesting donations of clothing (men’s & women’s) for Niagara Gospel Mission. He will make deliveries.

National Day of Prayer

posted Apr 18, 2019, 2:37 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Thursday, May 2, is The National Day of Prayer, observed in the USA since 1952. You and your congregation are invited and encouraged to attend this event. On May 2, we will gather together to pray for our nation, state and community. Please join us: Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. in front of the Lancaster Town Hall, 21 Central Avenue; 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Lancaster Presbyterian Church.

Bible Study and Prayer Group at BUMC

posted Mar 31, 2019, 2:36 PM by Bowmansville UMC

DS Carlos will also start a spiritual formation group that meets on certain Thursday mornings from 10am-Noon at Bowmansville UMC (5344 Genesee St., Bowmansville).
This group is for anyone (clergy or lay) who wants to have a deeper relationship with Christ through consistent Bible study and prayer. This group will help you develop a system that works for you. It will also provide support and encouragement between the participants. Start at any time and come as you are able. The dates are listed below.

April 4, 11, 18         
May 16, 23              
June 13, 20
No July dates:
August 15, 22, 29
September 5, 12 

Easter Week Services

posted Mar 31, 2019, 2:19 PM by Bowmansville UMC

Palm Sunday - April 14, 9:00 a.m. service

Maundy Thursday - April 18, 6:30 p.m. service

Easter Sunday
     Sunrise Service at 7:30 a.m.
     Continental Breakfast at approximately 8:00 a.m. (Please advise Ann Sikora if you plan to attend)
     Church service at 9:00 a.m.

2019 Ecumenical Lenten Worship Series

posted Feb 26, 2019, 2:01 PM by Bowmansville UMC   [ updated Mar 8, 2019, 7:17 AM ]

Service are on Wednesdays at noon followed by a light lunch.
ALL are welcome!

Date                           Location                                Speaker                                          Topic
March 13     Faith United Methodist Church          Bishop John Mack          God's Will and My                                                                                                                                   Inadequacy
March 20     St. Mary's                                            Rev. Kelly Negus            God's Will and My 
March 27     Lancaster Presbyterian                       Rev. Stephen Mannion  God's Will and My 
April 3          Blessed Mother Teresa                       Ptr. James Brown           God's Will and My                                                                                                                                   Worldview
April 10        Holy Mother of the Rosary                  Fr. Paul Steller               God's Will and My                                                                                                                                   Response

Offerings of money and non-perishable food items are gratefully received.  Our food pantries are always in need of canned soup, tuna fish, canned vegetables, rice, pasta, peanut butter and paper products.

Check can be made payable to "Lancaster-Depew Ministerium"....memo line:  "food pantries".

Thank you for supporting Trinity Pantry in Lancaster and Tri-County Pantry in Depew with your gifts.

A free-will offering will be taken at the table to help churches defray luncheon expenses.

Ash Wednesday

posted Feb 23, 2019, 11:51 AM by Bowmansville UMC

Service at BUMC at 7:00 p.m. on March 6, 2019.  Walk-in ashes available from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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